Motorola launched its flagship android smartphone namely Moto X 2014 (dual sim) in India which is priced @ 32999/- sold via Flipkart. It is available is Black and white shades with exchangeable colourful back panels.
DESIGN, BUILD QUALITY & DISPLAY
The design of this phone is good. It has corning glass 3 on front and a polycarbonate on the back and feels great in hands. It is slim at 10mm and weighs 144gms. It has 5.2 inch FULL HD AMOLED display of resolution 1920 x 1280 with 424 ppi. The viewing angles and sunlight legibility of the display is Excellent. It runs on very close stock android User Interface. The display supports 10 multi-touch points and the brightness of the screen is great.
STORAGE, MULTIMEDIA & CONNECTIVITYS
It has 16GB/32GB of internal storage which is not further expandable. The device features dedicated multimedia apps like google play music for songs and a stock gallery and a video player which are good. FM radio comes pre-installed too. Connectivities like 2G, 3G speeds upto 42.2mbps download & upto 5.76mbps upload, 4G speeds upto 150mbps download & upto 50mbps upload, Wifi a/b/g/n/ac, Wifi Dual Band, Wifi hotsopt, USB OTG as well as Bluetooth 4.0 LE (Low Energy). But has NFC & lacks IR blaster.
CAMERA & VIDEO RECORDING CAPABILITIES
It has a 13MP rear camera with autofocus and dual Led flash which features Simultaneous image and video recording, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Image stabilization, HDR etc. The camera clarity is Great overall. Daytime the images are great and has fine details respectively but in the night is where the noise starts to become more visible and to get better details at night HDR mode images with bit of steady hands helps to produce slightly better images still image quality at night is quite nice could have been bit better. It does QuadHD 2160p@30fps & 1080p@30fps HDR video recording with video stabilization and stereo sound having bit-rate of 49mbps & 17mbps respectively and stores in mp4 format. The video recording clarity is Great overall. Daytime the video clarity is great and has fine details respectively but at night video clarity is pretty nice could have been bit better. It also has a 2MP front camera for selfe's which does 1080p video recording and clarity is quite good.
SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, PERFORMANCE & BENCHMARKS
It runs Android (OS) 4.4.4 Kitkat out of the box with Planned Android lollipop 5.0 update. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 (MSM8974AC) processor running a quad core at 2.5 GHZ (Cortex-A15 architecture) with 2 GB RAM and Adreno 330 (550MHZ single core) GPU. The performance is Excellent which provides number of graphic intensive games and multitasking run very well and there is no lag at all.
QUADRANT : 24160.
ANTUTU : 35256.
NENAMARK 2 : 59.1fps.
BATTERY LIFE PERFORMANCE
It has a non removable Li-Ion 2300 mah battery. The battery life is above average which is given below.
BROWSING : upto 7:20H.
VIDEO WATCHING: upto 7:40H.
TALKTIME : upto 16H(2G) / upto 14H(3G).
STANDBY TIME: upto 450 H(2G) / upto 430 H(3G).
*Great build quality.
*Excellent display and viewing angle.
*Great camera and video recording clarity with 4K (QuadHD) feature.
*Very good loudspeaker.
*Good battery life.
*Non-Removable Battery with bit lower capacity.
*No Micro SD support.
*No Micro SD support.
*No IR blaster.
*No dedicated camera key.
OVERALL PRODUCT RATING° : 8.9/10.
°overall product rating refers to all the aspects including the price, performance, overall quality, features, etc., based on individual product.